Friday, September 22, 2017

Coffee prices fall, after reaching 4‐month highs, as market is well‐supplied

LONDON – The ICO composite indicator rallied briefly to above 135 US cents/lb but quickly fell back to the level of June. ...

World Coffee Producers Forum plots roadmap to face common challenges

MEDELLIN, Colombia – The first World Coffee Producers Forum, which brought together representatives of the whole coffee value chain, concluded this Wednesday with a Final Declaration that includes an Action Plan to face common challenges, among other specific measures.

ICO head expresses concerns about long-term world coffee supplies

MEDELLIN, Colombia – The executive director of the International Coffee Organization (ICO) José Sette said on Tuesday that he was "concerned" about global coffee supplies over the next five years because of low prices and climate change. "In many countries, prices are not considered remunerable ...

ICO Executive Director at CeCafé Coffee Summit in São Paulo

LONDON – The Executive Director, Mr José Sette, made a presentation during the Coffee Summit, organized by the Brazilian coffee exporters association (CeCafé), which took place on 9 June 2017 in São Paulo. In his presentation, which was part of a panel on ‘Challenges to Supply’, the Executive Director presented ...

ICO Report: Coffee prices continue to fall albeit at a lower rate

LONDON – Coffee prices continued to fall as the market remains well supplied and inventories in consuming countries are high as a result of strong exports in the first seven months of the coffee year. For the first time in three years, Colombian Milds traded above Other Milds.

ICO’s new Executive Director José Sette meets high-level representatives

LONDON, UK – Mr José Sette, Executive Director of the International Coffee Organization, took office on 1 May 2017. He paid courtesy visits to the following Ambassadors to discuss the challenges facing the coffee sector globally and specifically with reference to their countries.

ICO Internship Programme Spring/Summer 2017 ─ now accepting applications

LONDON, UK ─ The International Coffee Organization (ICO) is now accepting applications for its Spring/Summer 2017 Internship Programme at its office based in London. The deadline for the submission of applications is 15 May 2017. Interested applicants should be at graduate or post-graduate level and should have an interest in research in ...

First World Coffee Producers Forum to be held in Medellín, Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia –Besides the recognized expert and leader in sustainable development Professor Jeffrey Sachs as keynote speaker, the program of the first World Coffee Producers Forum includes figures of international stature and will address issues of great importance for the entire coffee industry, making this event a must.

Brazilian José Dauster Sette appointed as ICO’s new Executive Director

LONDON, 17 March 2017 — The International Coffee Council met in London at the headquarters of the International Coffee Organization from 13 to 17 March 2017 for its 119th session and decided by consensus to appoint Mr José Dauster Sette as Executive Director of the International Coffee Organization for a five-year term.

ICO Report: Robusta prices rose to five and a half year high in January

LONDON, UK – In January, the coffee market recovered from the fall in prices which was recorded towards the end of last ye...